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Ashton Court, Somerset

Historical Description

Ashton Court, the seat of the Smyth family, in Long Ashton parish, Somerset, on the SE slope of Ashton-Down, 2 miles SW of Bristol. The mansion belonged originally to the Lyons family, is an old edifice, with a front 143 feet long, by Inigo Jones, and contains a portrait-gallery 90 feet by 20.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


Online maps of Ashton Court are available from a number of sites:

CountyNorth Somerset